Why Intel® NUC

Intel® NUC Mini PCs are engineered, built and backed by Intel. You get the quality, performance and long-term reliability you expect from Intel.

Intel® NUCs feature the latest Intel® Core™ processors, available with integrated or discrete graphics, in either solid state drive (SSD) or hard disk drive (HDD) configurations, and are all engineered to work together in an incredibly small space.

Intel® NUC Mini PCS are ready to run right out of the box. Connect your monitor, keyboard and mouse, and power up.

Intel® NUC barebones kits and boards are powerful mini PCs for projects of every scale, from custom-tuned gaming machines to industrial applications. Intel® NUC Kits and Boards ship without an operating system in a range of chassis, form factors, and configurations.


Frequently Asked Questions

Intel introduced the original Next Unit of Computing (NUC) in 2012. The term “NUC” is most often used to designate a mini PC. However, Intel NUCs include a wide variety of solutions for multiple use cases.

Intel® NUCs provide an ecologically friendly form factor with power efficiency that minimizes the need to compromise—giving you the rich features you come to expect from a modern high-performance PC in a small form factor.

The Intel® NUC mini PC pairs our premium processors with fast memory and massive storage to accommodate a wide variety of use cases. Even better, we build our NUC mini PCs with the quality and reliability you’ve come to expect from Intel, with a warranty that supports our confidence.

Intel® NUC Kits are ready-to-build with Intel® Core™ processors and allow you to build the system you need with your own memory, storage, and operating system. Add Intel® NUC Board and Chassis Elements to complete a solid foundation for big computing in a small space.

Intel® NUC Boards are part of our modular-based solution, helping you build the system you need for your situation. They feature a soldered-on Intel® Core™ processor and support a wide selection of operating systems, drives, and I/O options.

Intel® NUC Elements are an entirely new way to design and build embedded solutions and devices using the flexibility of modular computing. Read more about Intel NUC’s modular design.

Yes. Intel® NUC is engineered, built, and backed by Intel. Our products undergo rigorous testing before release and feature Intel warranty and 24/7 support.

Yes. Intel® NUC products can be used as small-to-medium business servers or home media servers. For more information, visit Intel NUC for Business.

Yes. Intel® NUC Mini PCs and Kits provide the building blocks to make the exact system you need. Choose from our selection of products for the features that you want, such as the right Intel® Core™ processor, discrete graphics, and compatible add-ons. Learn how Intel NUCs can be your perfect gaming PC.

Yes. Intel® NUC can put computing performance to work in a wide range of use cases. Whether you need a ready-to-run business PC in a small form factor or more rugged elements for industry and IoT, Intel NUC gives you the solutions you need for your business.